Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Urology

Bladder Health

The Bladder Health Program focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of urinary problems including incontinence, frequency, urgency, pelvic pain, prostatitis, and incomplete bladder emptying.

Patient Care

Visit the Pelvic Health Program as part of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation for more information.

Selected Research Publications

Bowen DK, Dielubanza E, Schaeffer AJ. Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome. A review to characterize the efficacy for interventions of chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome.

Liu JS, Dong C, Casey JT, Greiman A, Mukherjee S, Kielb SJ. Quality of Life Related to Urinary Continence in Adult Spina Bifida Patients. An analysis of the correlations of bladder management technique, ambulatory status and urologic reconstruction on quality of life as affected by urinary symptoms in adult spina bifida patients.

Matulewicz RS, Hairston JC. The UroCuff Test: A Non-Invasive Alternative to Pressure Flow Studies in Adult Males with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Bladder Outlet Obstruction. A study of the accuracy in predicting bladder outlet obstruction compared to conventional invasive pressure flow studies in men with lower urinary tract symptoms.


John C. Hairston, MD

Stephanie J. Kielb, MD

Anthony J. Schaeffer, MD
(Male only)